Top Choice Tapas in East of the Strip


Firefly is always packed with a fashionable local crowd, who come for well-prepared Spanish and Latin American tapas, such as patatas bravas, chorizo-stuffed empanadas and vegetarian bites such as garbanzo beans sea…
Top Choice Thai in East of the Strip

Lotus of Siam

Saipin Chutima's authentic northern Thai cooking has won almost as many awards as her distinguished European and New World wine cellar. Critics have suggested this might be America's best Thai restaurant and we're s…
Top Choice American in East of the Strip

Culinary Dropout

With a pool-view patio and live bands rocking on weekends, there's no funkier gastropub around. Dip warm pretzels in provolone fondue or homemade potato chips in onion dip, then bite into fried chicken and honey bis…
Steak in East of the Strip


A dramatic entrance leads inside where power brokers recline against high-backed chairs amid boldly colored paintings and theatrical curtains. The signature steaks and wine cellar get unfailingly high marks, with go…
Health Food in East of the Strip

Rainbow's End Cafe

Vegans and vegetarians rejoice! It's not as classy as the steakhouses of the Strip, nor is its menu any more substantial, but the food here is wholesome, fresh and certified organic wherever possible.
Mexican in East of the Strip

Lindo Michoacan

Handmade ceramics and faux adobe walls make this hideout feel far away from the Strip. Family recipes fill the gigantic and satisfying menu of Mexican classics, including seafood, nopalito (cactus) salad, beef lengu…
Mexican in East of the Strip

Pink Taco

The Mexican food may be Californized, but it's still tasty at this lowriders', Baja fish-taco shack crossed with a Sunset Strip tequila bar.
Fusion in East of the Strip

Fat Choy

Classic American diner meets Asian comfort food in this tiny space within the tidy Eureka locals' casino.